Tag Archives: infrastructure

Terna completes the construction of the new high-voltage electricity line in Rio Grande do Sul in Southeastern Brazil

The construction of the “Santa Maria 3 – Santo Angelo 2” line, the 158-kilometre long infrastructure in Rio Grande do Sul, is completed two months early This project is strategic for integrating clean energy into the national electricity grid ROME, … Read the full press release

Volkswagen and Siemens to further improve road safety especially at crossroads

From classic vehicle safety to cooperative road safety Thanks to WLANp, Car2X vehicles will be able to communicate with traffic lights in future Precise environmental information at crossroads improves safety for all road users WOLFSBURG, 05-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen and … Read the full press release

New three-level road jointly financed by EBRD and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank opened in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Modern road interchange opened in Dushanbe Tajik President attends ceremony New road part of wider regional investment project LONDON, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The population of the Tajik capital Dushanbe will benefit from short travel times and state-of-the-art transport solutions following … Read the full press release

ING helped secure €2.27 billion of financing for the the world’s longest suspension bridge over the Dardanelles Strait in Turkey

AMSTERDAM, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A two-kilometre suspension bridge, the world’s longest, is being built over the Dardanelles Strait in north-western Turkey linking Europe and Asia. ING helped secure €2.27 billion of financing for the project that involves an international consortium … Read the full press release

Heathrow: Parliament unambiguously backed expanding Heathrow ending decades of political debate

415 MPs across political parties united to unequivocally back expanding Heathrow – ending decades of political debate Approval unlocks billions in growth, secures tens of thousands of new skilled jobs and will ensure Heathrow expands sustainably Heathrow will now prepare … Read the full press release

Ansaldo Energia and Leonardo to collaborate on innovative projects including the creation of Industry 4.0 competence centre in Liguria

The agreement will focus on providing support for the implementation of Ansaldo Energia’s Lighthouse Plant and contribute to the creation and development of the Start 4.0 Competence Centre for the Security and Optimisation of Critical Infrastructures GENOA, 06-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Thales awarded two contracts by the Polish national infrastructure manager Polskie Linie Kolejowe for E20 Kunowice-Terespol and E30 Kraków-Rzeszów lines

Contracts worth €182 million to implement ERTMS/ETCS Level 2 on two lines Development will cover 785 km of rail systems, 41 stations and 7 Local Control Centres Speed of passenger trains to increase to 160 km/h La Défense, France, 06-Jun-2018 — … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo appointed Goldman Sachs to assess strategic options for the Plants and Paving business unit of Lane

MILAN, 04-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In the context of consolidating its growth strategy in the US large infrastructure business sector, Salini Impregilo is currently evaluating several investment opportunities as well as non-core asset divestments options. To this end Salini Impregilo … Read the full press release

Amey spent £930,000 with social enterprises in 2017

OXFORD, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A year on from joining the Buy Social Corporate Challenge, Amey is announcing that it has spent almost £1m with social enterprises in 2017, as new partnerships are formed with Belu, Wild Hearts and Recycling … Read the full press release

VINCI subsidiary Eurovia to acquire 100% of the shares of Quebec civil engineering contractor TNT group

C$170 million (€112 million) revenue Eurovia boosts its operations in Quebec Rueil-Malmaison Cedex, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurovia, the VINCI subsidiary specialising in transport infrastructure and urban development, has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Quebec civil … Read the full press release

Ferrovial lists additional notes on the Main Securities Market (MSM) of Euronext Dublin

DUBLIN, 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Spain’s global services and infrastructure provider, Ferrovial, lists additional notes on the Main Securities Market (MSM) of Euronext Dublin with issuance of €100m notes from its €1bn Euro Commercial Paper (ECP) programme. A subsidiary of Ferrovial, Ferrovial Netherlands … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) to provide EUR 300 million to the Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. for infrastructure, social housing and energy efficiency in Netherlands

PARIS, 22-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved a €300 million loan to the Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V.(NWB Bank) in order to finance public infrastructure, social housing and energy efficiency investments across the Netherlands.  NWB Bank provides loans to … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) loans EUR 75 million to Hungarian Development Bank (MFB) for MSMEs, infrastructure and education

PARIS, 22-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved a €75 million loan to the Hungarian Development Bank (MFB) to provide a credit line to MSMEs and finance projects in municipal infrastructure development and the education sector. The … Read the full press release

MYTILINEOS with several awards at the Hellenic Responsible Business Awards 2018

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development Initiatives ATHENS, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development initiatives of MYTILINEOS won top distinctions for yet another year, in recognition of their very high level and direct impact on society. … Read the full press release

Ferrovial subsidiary in Australia Broadspectrum appoints Nick Miller as CEO

MADRID, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Broadspectrum, the Australian subsidiary of Ferrovial Services, has appointed Nick Miller to the position of Chief Executive Officer; he will fully assume these functions in May. Since 2010, Miller has been Managing Director of Fulton Hogan, a construction and services … Read the full press release

Siemens to play a key role in modernizing New York’s LaGuardia Airport

Integrated building automation and fire safety for the new Central Terminal B Siemens helping to modernize one of the busiest airports in the US Better safety and comfort for passengers ZUG, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A major redevelopment and construction … Read the full press release

ABP’s network of five ports in South Wales handled 12.5 million tonnes of cargo in 2017

LONDON, 22-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP’s network of five ports in South Wales handled 12.5 million tonnes of cargo in 2017 thanks to major investment in infrastructure and ongoing commitment to delivering the highest standards of customer service. 12.5 million tonnes … Read the full press release

DEG to provide long-term loan to SREI Equipment Finance Ltd. to fund infrastructure and construction equipment requirement in India

USD 25 million for SREI Equipment Finance Limited Financing for infrastructure and construction equipment to small and medium-sized enterprises Long-standing partnership with SREI Group COLOGNE, 07-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The infrastructure sector is a major driver of the Indian economy. … Read the full press release

Aviva announced it will invest £500 million in UK infrastructure projects

London, UK, 19-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Aviva announces that it is making an immediate allocation of £500 million to invest in UK infrastructure projects. This commitment is a direct result of the recent agreement on Solvency II, the European wide insurance regulation, … Read the full press release

New South Wales Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) agency awarded Amey £415m worth 7-year road asset management contract

Oxford, UK, 5-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading UK public and regulated services provider Amey has won a second major contract in Australia, just a week after securing its first significant commission in the country. New South Wales state government agency Roads and … Read the full press release

HSH Nordbank AG divested its 25% equity holding in Northern Diabolo

Hamburg/Kiel, Germany, 09-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — HSH Nordbank has successfully sold its 25% stake in Northern Diabolo. In 2007, the Bank financed the rail track linking Brussels Airport to the Belgian long-distance railway system – and thus one of the country’s most … Read the full press release

Jan De Nul Group environmental subsidiary Envisan completed 800m long compartmental dike part of the future flood area in Vlassenbroek, Belgium

15-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Sigma Plan (with the S from Scheldt) wants to protect everyone living and working in the Sea Scheldt basin. This is necessary if you keep in mind the disastrous consequences of the floods of 1953 and … Read the full press release

EC found Greek state aid for the Port of Piraeus is in line with EU state aid rules

Brussels, 3-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has found a €113.9 million Greek support for an infrastructure project of €120 million at the Port of Piraeus to be in line with EU state aid rules. In particular, the project will further … Read the full press release

EBRD, Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) co-hosted a round-table discussion on private funding for infrastructure

Experts prepare recommendations for G20 leaders 29-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EBRD and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) co-hosted  a round-table discussion on how to unlock private sector funding for the multi trillion dollar global infrastructure  sector, helping to formulate … Read the full press release

EBRD to finance Kyrgyz Capital Bishkek Clean Up With Modern Solid Waste Management

Total financing of €22 million, including loans and grants, will allow Bishkek to upgrade its solid waste collection, build urgently needed landfill and close down existing dump 21-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Bishkek, the capital of the Kyrgyz Republic, has a vision … Read the full press release

International Airport In Khujand, Tajikistan received $3m from EBRD to modernise its runway and control equipment

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Tajikistan is often referred to as “remote” by the outside world, but with continuing EBRD investment in its infrastructure it is becoming more accessible. The international airport in Khujand, the country’s second-largest city, will be able to … Read the full press release

KfW IPEX-Bank to finance Düsseldorf Airport infrastructure modernisation

EUR 50 million loan for Germany’s third largest airport Bank supports modernisation of infrastructure Measures to enable handling of large aircraft 24-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — KfW IPEX-Bank is providing a EUR 50 million loan to allow Düsseldorf Airport to modernise its … Read the full press release